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Latest update : 2014-08-22

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of ISIS have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer holidays to call for concerted action. Will the video of the execution serve as an effective recruitment tool for more home-grown jihadists? What's the way to stop them? And what's the impact of accrued Western involvement both in Iraq and in neighbouring Syria, where ISIS's gains come at the expense of more moderate rebels?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mohammed SHAFIQ

Chief Executive, The Ramadhan Foundation

James JEFFREY

Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey

Emma SULEIMAN

Former spokesperson for the Syrian National Council

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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